Documentary about the young Dutch farmer Herbert Bos who leaves for Kazakhstan. On the harshness of life in the countryside after the fall of the communist system.
Documentary about the young Dutch farmer Herbert Bos who leaves for Kazakhstan. On the immense steppes is the Sovchoze Koksunski, a former exile colony. Here he attempts to harvest a record potato crop with the aid of Dutch potting compost and modern technology. He is received heartily but his arrival leads to a deep cultural confrontation with the local population. His business-like, pragmatic Western mentality faces the tired, disillusioned Kazakhstani, who feel deceived by the communist regime. The film provides a picture of the harshness of life in the countryside after the fall of the communist system.

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IDTV Docs

Title: Onze man in Kazachstan
Year: 1993
Duration : 55 minutes
Category: Short Documentary
Edition: NFF 1993

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